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File #: 20-498    Version: 1
Type: Change Order Status: Passed
File created: 4/20/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Approve the award of Change Order #1 to Contract 17-084, Riverwalk Consultant, to Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $134,300 and a total award of $408,592
Attachments: 1. CIP Page
Related files: 20-266, 17-306
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Approve the award of Change Order #1 to Contract 17-084, Riverwalk Consultant, to Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $134,300 and a total award of $408,592
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: William J. Novack, Director

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
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BACKGROUND:
The City Council awarded Contract 17-084 to Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. (ERA) on May 16, 2017 for a 43-month term from June 6, 2017 to December 31, 2020, with two, one-year options to extend. The purpose of this contract is to provide ongoing engineering/design support to the Riverwalk Commission.

DISCUSSION:
This change order is requested to provide the design engineering services to repair the Moser Tower which houses the Millennium Carillon. The existing contract with ERA did not include this funding because the assessment of the tower was ongoing and had not been completed. The intent was to request additional funding after the magnitude of damage to the tower was determined.

After extensive discussion and consideration by the Riverwalk Commission and its Planning, Design and Construction Committee, City Council confirmed that the Moser Tower should be rehabilitated in one phase. This action was taken at the March 3, 2020 City Council meeting. The proposal associated with this award will create the plans and construction documents so the Riverwalk can solicit bids for the construction this winter.

The initial proposal, which came in over budget, included additional testing of the grout on the north side of the tower. With the initial proposal in hand, it became evident that the fee to do the testing during the design phase was too costly due to acquiring the access to the test sites. Consequently, the testing will not be performed as part of the design phase. The removal of this item resulted in a $83,310 decrease from the original $217,610 proposal.

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